Hong Kong new film talents featured in Chicago's Asian Pop-up Cinema

     Movie fans in Chicago and the Midwest region of the United States will have an opportunity to enjoy seven captivating Hong Kong movies during the upcoming season of Asian Pop-up Cinema (APUC) in Chicago, running from September 15 to October 12, with drive-in and online screenings.  
     This season's Hong Kong Cinema Panorama series will feature a variety of works from a new generation of Hong Kong filmmakers. They include the world premiere of "The Dishwasher Squad", the directorial debut of Shum Shek-yin. This production is financed by the Film Development Fund of Hong Kong.
     In addition, the APUC will be screening Soi Cheang's "Limbo", starring Gordon Lam Ka-tung, who will be presented with the Career Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to the film industry.
     The Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York, Ms Candy Nip said the exhilarating programme this season offers audience in the United States a taste of the different genres of Hong Kong cinema, and a glimpse of the strong creativity of our new talents.
     For more information about the Hong Kong Cinema Panorama at the upcoming season of the APUC, please visit the website: www.hketousa.gov.hk/usa/arts-cultural/asian-popup-cinema.html

Ends/Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Issued at HKT 0:35